Pure Clean Water
Directed by:Tony Eva
Is the Cambridge growth phenomenon about to be derailed by a shortage of water? This documentary shows how, as part of a hugely successful public health initiative, the watercourse known as Hobson’s Conduit has for 250 years diverted a natural spring to provide Cambridge with its main source of drinking water. However, demand is now causing springs to dry up, precious chalk streams to disappear, and the iconic River Cam to be badly degraded. Water companies, regulators, businesses, land owners, consumers and the government have overseen a developing groundwater emergency. Can these groups come together to ensure Cambridge has a reliable water supply without further damaging the environment?
Join us to discuss issues raised by the film in a panel discussion following the screening on Wednesday 25th October. Moderated by BBC presenter Chris Mann, with the film´s Director Tony Eva, Cllr Katie Thornburrow and Dr Alan Hudd (Founder and Director of Alchemie Technology)
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